Home » Facts Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country. Email this page It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!! View the visitor's guide online or request that the Enchanted Mountains guide be snail mailed to you for FREE!